The cushionlike projection, bearing a tuft of long hair, on the back side of the leg above the hoof of the horse and similar animals. Also, the joint of the limb at this point (between the great pastern bone and the metacarpus), or the tuft of hair.
- A projection on the lower part of the leg of a horse or related animal, above and behind the hoof.
- A tuft of hair on such a projection.
- The joint marked by such a projection.